Women Entrepreneur Development Program – ‘Uddokta 101’, a joint initiative of BRAC Bank and BRAC University

‘UDOKTA 101’ invites emerging woman entrepreneurs to attend a unique business skills development program – tailored to build modern and successful entrepreneurs.

The ‘UDDOKTA 101’

  • Let’s you acquire practical knowledge from successful entrepreneurs
  • Connects you to network of innovators, entrepreneurs, and business leaders
  • Helps you to develop in-demand skills from the best trainers in the country
  • Mentors you through experienced entrepreneurs and academicians
  • Allows you to showcase your business in an exclusive UDDOKTA 101 Trade Fair
  • Let’s you make a business pitch to judges from BRAC Bank and BRAC University, and
  • Awards you a certificate from BRAC Business School (BBS), BRAC University.

Program Key Features

  • Interactive Lectures and Hands-on Training
  • Case Studies and Group Exercises
  • Experience Sharing and Networking with Entrepreneurs
  • Master Class on Pitch for Funding
  • Mentorship.

Women Entrepreneurs Program Sessions

SessionSession on
Session 1:Market and Economic Feasibility Analysis
Session 2:Team Building and Entrepreneurial Leadership
Session 3:Design, Develop and Communicate a Business Plan
Session 4:Marketing and Branding
Session 5:Record Keeping, Accounting and Taxation
Session 6:Financial Literacy and Management
Session 7:Legal Compliance and Ethical Responsibility
Session 8:Human Resource Management
Session 9:E-Business and Commerce
Session 10:Operations and Supply Chain Management
Session 11:Export-Import Management
Session 12:Master Class – Pitch for Funding and Collaboration
Session 13:BRAC Bank-BBS, BRACU Three Days Trade Fair

Who will be eligible for Women Entrepreneurs program?

  • Woman entrepreneurs with at least a year of business experience – in self-owned or family business (trade license of at least one one-year-old and other documents are necessary to validate)
  • Enrolled in or completed undergraduate studies
  • Passionate about developing entrepreneurship skills and growing your business.

Application and selection process and key dates

(November 2022 to February 2023 term)

  • Step 1: Application submission deadline- 15 October 2022
  • Step 2: Selection interview – 18 to 22 October 2022
  • Step 3: Confirmation via email to selected candidates – 25 October 2022
  • Step 4: Payments of the course fee – by 2 November 2022
  • Step 5: Orientation and Session 1 – 5 November 2022
  • Step 6: End of all 12 sessions – 21 January 2023
  • Step 7: 3-day-long Trade Fair – 26 – 28 January 2023
  • Step 8: Graduation Ceremony – 28 January 2023

After a successful interview, selection and registration, participants need to provide the below-mentioned information before starting the orientation session.

  • Step 1: Photograph of participant
  • Step 2: Academic documents
  • Step 3: Number of employees
  • Step 4: Years of business experiences
  • Step 5: Facebook page link (optional)
  • Step 6: Photographs of office/factory/outlets (optional)
  • Step 7: Business History
  • Step 8: Photographs of office/factory/outlets (optional)
  • Step 9: Business volume – sales in quantity, production capacity, growth.

Course Fees and Venue

  • Course fee each participant: BDT 5,000 (Actual course fee is BDT 23,000; BRAC Bank sponsors BDT 18,000, and participant pays BDT 5,000)
  • Venue: BRAC University Campus, Mohakhali, Dhaka.


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